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Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week

Schedule of events

1 December – 6 December

Alberta

Calgary

HIV Community Link: Community Voices

St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 1121 14 Avenue SW

Thursday 1 December, 6.30 p.m.

Contact: Jason Lyver (403-508-2563)

#RockforRays World AIDS Day Event

Broken City, 613 11 Avenue SW

Thursday 1 December, 7.30 p.m.

Edmonton

National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Event: Let’s Start a Conversation

Metis Nation of Alberta, 11738 Kingsway Ave

Saturday 3 December, 1.00 – 3.30 p.m.

Contact: Raye St. Denys (403-346-9794)

British Columbia

Campbell River

“We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation

Vancouver Island Regional Library, 1240 Shoppers Row

Thursday 24 November to Wednesday 7 December

World AIDS Day Pancake Breakfast

AIDS Vancouver Island, 1371c Cedar Street

Thursday 1 December, 9.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.

Rose Harbour for Women Health Fair

Thursday 1 December, 12.00 – 3.00 p.m.

Comox

“We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation

Vancouver Island Regional Library, #101-1720 Beaufort Avenue

Thursday 24 November to Wednesday 7 December

Courtenay

“We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation

Vancouver Island Regional Library, 300 6th Street

Thursday 24 November to Wednesday 7 December

World AIDS Day Pancake Breakfast

AIDS Vancouver Island, 355 6th Street

Thursday 1 December, 9.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.

Testing, Health & Wellness Event

AIDS Vancouver Island, 355 6th Street

Thursday 1 December, 1.00 – 3.00 p.m.

Kelowna

WORDS & AIDS – Commemorating World AIDS Day 2016

Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street

Thursday 1 December, 7.00 – 8.30 p.m.

Contact: Kim Kinakin (778-753-5830)

Nanaimo

AIDS Awareness Week Wellness Fair

AIDS Vancouver Island Health Centre, 102-55 Victoria Road

Tuesday 22 November, 9.30 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Contact: Claire Dineen (250-753-2437 )

“We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation

Nanaimo Public Library (downtown branch)

Thursday 24 November to Friday 2 December

AIDS Awareness Week Info Booth

Vancouver Island University, upper cafeteria

Tuesday 29 November

Snuneymuxw First Nations AIDS Walk & Health Fair for World AIDS Day

Thursday 1 December, 11.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

Vancouver

World AIDS Day: Youth Together

YouthCO, 205-568 Seymour Street

Thursday 1 December, 6.00 – 10.00 p.m.

Remembering the Survivors Event

SFU Woodward's Djavad Mowafaghian Theatre, 149 West Hastings Street

Thursday 1 December, 7.00 p.m.

National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Event: Transgender Day Vancouver Luncheon

Positive Women’s Network Society – #614-1033 Davie Street

Friday 2 December, 12.00 p.m.

Contact: Sandy Leo Laframboise & Donna Tennan (dancingtoeaglespirit@gmail.com)

National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Event: HIV and the Survival, Dignity and Well-being of Indigenous Peoples Globally

Vancouver Native Health Society, 455 Hastings Street East

Tuesday 6 December, 10.00 a.m. – 2.30 p.m.

Contact: Trevor Stratton (416-999-3250), Arthur Dave Miller (902-433-0900)

Victoria

“We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation

Greater Victoria Public Library

Monday 28 November – Saturday 10 December

World AIDS DAY Event: Getting Higer Choir + Red Ribbon Candle Display

Getting Higer Choir: Central Library Courtyard, 735 Broughton Street (4.00 p.m.)

Red Ribbon Candle Display: Legislature (4.30 p.m.)

Thursday 1 December

Launch of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: Showing of Kw’am kw’um S’uli Tst: Culture as Intervention

Greater Victoria Public Library Community Room, 735 Broughton Street

Friday 2 December, 3.00 p.m.

Dance Your Awareness Fundraiser

Logan's Pub

Saturday 3 December, 9.00 p.m.

Manitoba

Winnipeg

Sexuality Education Resource Centre (SERC): Stigma, Gender, Sexuality and HIV: Perspectives of Immigrant Women Living with HIV

200-226 Osborne Stree North

Friday 2 December, 12.00 – 2.305 p.m.

Contact: info@serc.mb.ca (204-982-7800)

National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Event: Indigenous Gender-Based Responses to HIV & Hep C

Circle of Life Thunderbird House, 715 Main Street

Friday 2 December, 2.30 – 7.00 p.m.

Contact: bizonred@gmail.com (204-330-8671), Laverne Gervais (204-232-1935)

Nova Scotia

Halifax

AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia: 2016 World AIDS Day Vigil

Atlantica Hotel Halifax, 1980 Robie Street

Thursday 1 December, 7.00 p.m.

Contact: sc@acns.ns.ca

Ontario

Brampton

Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN): World AIDS Day 2016

Community Door Brampton, 601-7700 Hurontario Street

Thursday 1 December, 5.30 – 8.00 p.m.

Contact: Julie, Development Coordinator ((905-361- 0523 ext. 221)

Guelph

HIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health (ARCH) AIDS Awareness Week Event: Disclosure Workshop

Danny’s Place, 289 Paisley Street

Saturday 19 November, 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Contact: posprevention@archguelph.ca

ARCH AIDS Awareness Week: The AIDS Vigil

St. Andrew’s Church, 161 Norfolk Street

Thursday 1 December, 6.30 p.m.

Oshawa

AIDS Committee of Durham Region: World AIDS Day 2016

Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen Strret West

Thursday 1 December, 6.30 – 9.00 p.m.

Ottawa

National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2016 Launch Event

Sheraton Hotel, Penthouse, 150 Albert Street

Thursday 1 December, 11.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Contact: Ken Clement (604-266-7616), Merv Thomas (604-266-7616)

AIDS Committee of Ottawa: World AIDS Day on Parliament Hill

Thursday 1 December, 10.00 a.m.

Contact: Khaled Salam (613-238-5014 ext. 234)

Serpent River First Nation

HIV Information booth/community survey with Union of Ontario Indians HIV Coordinator Laura Liberty

Serpent River Band Administration Office

Thursday 1 December

Toronto

Red Ribbon Walk for Life 2016: an AIDS awareness walk

St. Stephen’s Community House gym, 91 Bellevue Avenue

Saturday 26 November, 1.00 p.m.

Contact: Mancy Sun (work: 416-925-2103 ext. 1227 or cell: 647-458-4314)

AIDS Quilt Display

HSBC lobby, 70 York Street

Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December

Contact: Alfonso Perez

ACT: Together Towards Zero World AIDS Day Luncheon

Omni King Edward Hotel, Vanity Fair Ballroom, 37 King Street East

Thursday 1 December, 11.45 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.

Contact: Jason Patterson

Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS): Red Ribbon on the Rocket

Wellesley and St. Patrick TTC stations

Thursday 1 December, 4.30 – 6.30 p.m.

Contact: Trisha (416-963-4300 ext. 232)

Soirée d'information sur le VIH/SIDA: Le sexe sans...

Centre francophone de Toronto, 555 Richmond Street West

Thursday 1 Decembe, 6.0 p.m.

Contact: journeemondialevih@gmail.com

Community Carnation Memorial

519 Community Centre, Church Street

Thursday 1 December, 5.45 p.m.

Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP): World AIDS Day Event

Lahore Tikka House, 1365 Gerard Street East

Thursday 1 December, 6.00 p.m.

Contact: info@asaap.ca (416-599-2727 ext. 221)

Deaf Outreach Program: 2016 World AIDS Day

120 Homewood Avenue

Thursday 1 December, 6.00 – 9.00 p.m.

Contact: Carlisle Robinson

Casey House: Voices of Hope/Voix d'Espoir World AIDS Day Concert

Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen Street East

Thursday 1 December, 7.00 p.m.

Contact: heart@caseyhouse.on.ca or 416-962-7600

Toronto World AIDS Day Vigil

Sr. Anne's Church, 270 Gladstone Avenue

Thursday 1 December, 7.30 p.m.

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: Sharing Our Wisdom Transgender Event

519 Community Centre, Church Street

Friday 2 December, 2.00 – 6.00 p.m.

Contact: Arthur Dave Miller (902-433-0900)

Vanier

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: Inuit HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

St. Margret’s Church, 206 Montreal Road

Monday 5 December, 12.00 – 2.00 p.m.

Contact: Chanessa Ryan (613-238-3977 ext.238)

Quebec

Montreal

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: HIV Testing and Training Day

Native Friendship Centre of Montreal, 2001 boulevard St. Laurent

Monday 5 December, 9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Contact: Carrie Martin (514-933-4688), Liam Michaud (514-266-9224)

Saskatchewan

Prince Albert

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: Let’s Start a Conversation with Indigenous Women

Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre, 168 Wall Street

Sunday 4 December, 12.00 – 4.00 p.m.

Contact: Erin Settee (306-769-5356)

Regina

AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan Pancake Breakfast

2911 5th Avenue

Thursday 1 December, 9.00 – 10.00 a.m.

Celebration of Life & Remembrance

Cenotaph in Victoria Park

Thursday 1 December, 4.00 p.m.

Annual AIDS Benefit

Q Nightclub & Loungem 2070 Broad Street

Friday 2 December, 7.00 p.m.

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: HIV Awareness: Question and Answer Periods

All Nations Hope Network, 2735-5th Avenue

Physical: Friday 2 December, 9.30 – 1.00 p.m.

Merntal: Monday 5 December, 9.30 – 1.00 p.m.

Spiritual: Tuesday 6 December, 9.30a.m and 1.00 p.m.

Saskatoon

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: No One Left Behind – LGBTQ Memorial Round Dance

Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre, 168 Wall Street

Friday 2 December, 5.30 p.m. – 12.00 a.m.

Contact: Jen Peterson & Patti Tait (familyviolence1@shaw.ca); 306-244-0174

Yukon

Haines Junction

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week: Dän ts’än nännji (People Helping People)

Dákų Cultural Centre, 280 Alaska Highway, Kilometer 1016

Saturday 3 December, 12.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.

Contact: Luke Campbell (867-336-3283), Marion Primozic (867-456-6888), Samantha Hand (867-332-8266)